“True Stories” is a new series of guest blogs I am running. Here’s an anonymous account by one small firm attorney who shares his story about his depression both before and after COVID-19.
The practice of law is difficult even at the best of times.Lawyers require a certain psychological stability. Attorneys in medium-sized and larger firms face the added pressures to bill significant hours and compete with colleagues.
Advocates in smaller firms can experience social isolation and are often weighed down by administrative burdens.As a small firm practitioner, I have found the time since Friday, March 13, 2020, when lockdowns began, particularly difficult.Read more on lawyerswithdepression.com